The Supreme Court directed Central and the States governments to set up a Civil Services Board to insulate the bureaucracy from political interference.
Scientists discovered a new planet called Kepler 78b which has a similar mass and density to that of Earth
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on 31 October 2013 laid the foundation stone of the Statute of Unity-a 182-metre tall statue.
JPC on allocation and pricing of telecom licences and 2G Spectrum during 1998-2009 was submitted its report to Lok Sabha Speaker on 29 October 2013.
Microsoft appointed on 30 October 2013 Gurdeep Singh Pall as the corporate vice president of Skype
A Delhi high court bench on 30 October 2013 declined to put stay on the launch of AirAsia India in response to a PIL filed against it
India developed a new tactical surface-to-surface missile Pragati which has a range between 60-170 km
Kirit Parikh Panel on advising Pricing Methodology for Diesel, Domestic LPG and PDS Kerosene submitted report on 30 October 2013.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on 30 October 2013 approved the launching of a new Integrated Processing Development Scheme (IPDS)
Srishti Rana of India on 30 October 2013 was crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 in Busan, South Korea.
Pankaj Razdan was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Birla Sun Life Insurance.
India and Cuba on 30 October 2013 signed a MoU for cooperation in broadcasting between Prasar Bharati and Cuban Radio and Television Institute.
The Union Cabinet of India on 30 October 2013 gave its approval for declaring the Bhubaneswar and Imphal airports as international airports
Union Cabinet approved Pharmaceuticals Purchase Policy (PPP) for five years. It has been approved to utilize the capacity of pharma of the CPSEs.
World’s first Bitcoin ATM machine which can exchange digital currency Bitcoins for any official currency launched in Vancouver on 29 October 2013.